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13 09, 2016

Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP – Personal Injury Attorneys

By |2019-08-22T20:52:14-07:00September 13th, 2016|Personal Injury|

At the Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP, we are dedicated to helping personal injury victims receive compensation for the harms that were caused by someone else’s dangerous acts. Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP Law Firm, is the premier personal injury lawyers, serving Fairfield and surrounding areas. Get help with your personal injury claim by calling

20 07, 2016

Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit: What Must The Plaintiff Prove?

By |2019-08-27T09:35:48-07:00July 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|

A motorcycle accident lawsuit is a specific type of personal injury case, which generally requires that the victim show that the defendant was negligent. Certain elements must be proven in order to establish that the defendant was negligent. First, the plaintiff must show that the defendant owed him or her a duty of care. In

28 12, 2015

How Long Can I Wait Before Filing a Lawsuit?

By |2019-08-22T20:52:51-07:00December 28th, 2015|Personal Injury|

When you are injured because of another person’s negligence, how long can you wait? If you wait too long, you will never have a right to receive compensation for your injuries. This deadline for filing a lawsuit is called the Statute of Limitations. Once that date passes, you are out of luck. Your attorney will want to investigate before actually filing

7 12, 2015

Understanding the Multiple UM/UIM Policies Case

By |2019-08-23T14:55:53-07:00December 7th, 2015|Personal Injury|

In an earlier post, we talked about how "non-stacking" uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage means you have less coverage than you think. Unfortunately, this same "non-stacking" rule applies even when there are multiple UM/UIM policies — with some additional quirks. Let's use an example. You were the passenger in a crash caused by an uninsured

5 12, 2015

UIM Coverage: Why You Have Less Than You Think

By |2019-08-22T20:53:18-07:00December 5th, 2015|Personal Injury|

California uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is deceptive. There is a good chance even your insurance agent doesn’t clearly understand how it works. And you almost certainly need more of it than you currently have. The reason? Your UM/UIM insurance coverage is “non-stacking” — in other words, it only gives you coverage up to a

5 03, 2015

Woman Run Over in San Francisco

By |2019-08-22T21:21:03-07:00March 5th, 2015|Personal Injury|

A woman was run over on February 10, 2015 in San Francisco near the South of Market neighborhood. Apparently, the woman and a man were engaged in an argument when the woman tried to get into the man’s car. The man drove off and ran over the woman. She was transported to the local hospital